Being the parent to a school going child is the biggest stress and that too in the case when the child is small and unable to express his problem. At this position full of responsibility every parent tries to give the best from his side. But, despite several efforts there are some moments when things don’t go in the positive manner. Parents are sometime totally unaware what are the things and situations their child is undergoing at school when he is away from their sight. In the situations like these when you are noticing something different in child it is necessary to speak out for it. We are here mentioning few of the things and situations that would help the parent to know if the child is facing some mental problem at school.
Scared of Going School: If everything is right at school then no child is scared going there because it is the place where they get fun and leisure parallel to studies, and more than that there are friends. If your child is scared of going to school without explaining you the justifying reason then it means that there is something that is not right there.
Spend Time in Solitude: Your kid does not behave the way he used to earlier. Now he prefers to spend his time in solitude thinking something all the time. With this, he is also not devoting mind in studies or for playing.
Give Useless Reasons to Skip School: If you are finding your child giving non-generous and useless explanation for skipping school then it means that something is not right. This may include dirty uniform, old pen, and explanations such like these ones.
Changes in Eating Habit: In case your child has a changed eating habit then also it suggests that something is not good in his life. In most of the cases children stop eating food or feed to the minimum if they are stressed of something.
So, these are few of the things that would suggest that child is undergoing something painful in his life. Mental stress need to be removed because this can be very dangerous. If despite several efforts from your side things are not getting in your control then consult a psychiatrist. A child psychiatrist will give the right direction to you regarding your problem.